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Amazon Software Engineer Salaries

Updated Sep 16, 2021



Base Pay Average

2,143 Salaries


Additional Pay Average:




$27,632 Avg

Cash Bonus

Reported in 38 salaries

$20,000 - $50,000 Range

$26,000 Avg

Stock Bonus

Reported in 55 salaries

$3,000 - $200,000 Range

$2,000 Avg

Profit Sharing

Reported in 1 salaries

$2,000 - $2,000 Range
Commission Sharing, Tips have not been reported for this role

How much does a Software Engineer at Amazon make?

The typical Amazon Software Engineer salary is $123,250 per year. Software Engineer salaries at Amazon can range from $10,807 - $258,689 per year. This estimate is based upon 2143 Amazon Software Engineer salary report(s) provided by employees or estimated based upon statistical methods. When factoring in bonuses and additional compensation, a Software Engineer at Amazon can expect to make an average total pay of $130,625 per year.


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Amazon Salary FAQs

The average salary for a Software Engineer is $108,244 per year in United States, which is 12% lower than the average Amazon salary of $123,250 per year for this job.

The salary trajectory of a Software Engineer ranges between locations and employers. The salary starts at $114,774 per year and goes up to $154,492 per year for the highest level of seniority.

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